POE Foundation Launches Fundraising Campaign to Help Teachers Following Disasters

NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, Feb. 24, 2021 – The Professional Oklahoma Educators Foundation has launched a fundraising campaign, titled “Heart Times,” that allows teachers and businesses to help replace educators' personal teaching supplies if damaged or lost due to a disaster. "Through…

News Release: Governor’s Prioritization of Teachers for the COIVD-19 Vaccine

Ginger Tinney, Executive Director of Professional Oklahoma Educators, Issues Statement on Governor’s Prioritization of Teachers for the COIVD-19 Vaccine NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, Feb. 11, 2021 –   Gov. Kevin Stitt’s announcement today to make the COVID-19 vaccine available for all Oklahoma school…

POE Statement on Gov. Stitt’s Decision Regarding Teacher Priority for COVID-19 Vaccine

NORMAN, OKLAHOMA – “We appreciate Gov. Stitt for listening to the serious concerns of Oklahoma educators regarding the vaccine distribution plan,” said Ginger Tinney, executive director of Professional Oklahoma Educators. “In the face of great adversity, Oklahoma teachers have continued to…

COVID-19 Vaccine and Distribution Plan Surveys – Results

NORMAN, OKLAHOMA – With a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA and being distributed nationwide, Professional Oklahoma Educators (POE) surveyed its members regarding taking the vaccine and the state's vaccine distribution plan. The survey garnered 1,770 responses from the organization's statewide…